I’ve had fun swinging around New York this past week, but I’m ready to move on to somewhere more exotic. Pretending to be a super-strong man-spider hybrid with a supernatural sense of danger just feels so… tame.
Fortunately I’ve come across Verlet Swing, a grappling hook game where you hurl yourself through a fever dream of floating pizza slices, majestic goldfish and malteasers. The full game is out later today, but there’s a free prototype that’s well worth slinging through.
This is a wild departure from Passpartout, developers Flamebait Games’ previous game, where you play as an artist attempting to flog your MS Paint creations. I’d like to think all this takes place inside that artist’s head. (more…)